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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste - Chris Cranston

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

This is the decision to award the contract for CP1070-14 – Road Weather Data Bureau Service contract for Devon & Plymouth Consortium. The period of the contract is for 48 months with an option to extend for a further 48 months following an OJEU EU tender process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisation(s) for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 1st May 2015:

Vailsala Ltd, Elm House, 351 Bristol Road, Birmingham. B5 7SW

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier(s) achieving the highest overall score within a best value tender (optimum combination of whole-life costs and quality) in line with the European Procurement Directives award procedure of Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken from which two bids were received these were considered as part of the formal evaluation process.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

Not applicable

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Chris Cranston, Operations & Communications Manager, Tel: 01392 385038 , Email:
Decision Date:
8 January 2014

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: